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Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti Recipe

  • Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti
  • Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti
How To Make Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti

About Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti Recipe: The classic Punjabi dish: Sarson da saag te makki di roti. Best had with some white butter, jaggery or honey.This winter special combination of meal makes everyone drool in winters. As a traditional punjabi dish, saag means green and sarso means mustard.

Ingredients of Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti: Along with a steaming hot makki roti and a dollop of butter or ghee this recipe is a yummy and lip smacking treat in winters. A mix of palak, bathua and sarson, pressure cooked and prepared in a host of spices, makes this a healthy winter treat. You can serve gud or jaggery as an accompaniment along with this dish. Add extra ghee for more taste.

  • Total Cook Time2 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time2 hrs 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti

  • For Saag:
  • 750 gms sarson saag
  • 250 gms palak saag
  • 250 gms bathua saag
  • 2 cups water with a pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 cup makki atta
  • 4 Green chilli
  • 25 gms ginger
  • 2 Onions
  • 6 Garlic cloves
  • 100 gms ghee
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • For Makki ki Roti:
  • 1/2 kg makki Atta
  • Water (for kneading)
  • Ghee (for frying)

How to Make Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti

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Prepare the Saag:

Add the three saags, salt and water into pressure cooker & cook over low heat for 1 1/2 hours.
Squeeze out saag and keep saag water aside. Mash saag in the cooker until coarsely ground, and add makki atta and stir.
Put back saag water and a little fresh water & boil over slow fire.
Add green chillies & ginger & cook till saag gets thick.
For tadka, add chopped onions, ginger, garlic, red pepper powder; garam masala, dhania & saute until onions are light brown.
Mix into saag & garnish with julienne of ginger fried in ghee.

Prepare Makki ki Roti:

Knead the makki atta until it becomes a ball, add atta to dry it & knead.
Heat the tava and add a little ghee so that it does not stick.
Make round shapes of makki roti on chakla & carefully transfer to the tava.
Cook with ghee till golden brown.
Serve with hot sarson da saag and gur and white butter.

Key Ingredients: sarson saag, palak saag, bathua saag, water with a pinch of salt, makki atta, Green chilli, ginger, Onions, Garlic cloves, ghee, red pepper powder, garam masala, coriander powder, makki Atta, Water (for kneading), Ghee (for frying)

Nutritional Value

  • 122.407gProtien
  • 152.31gFats
  • 508.48gCarbs
  • 3883 KcalCalories
  • 1868MgCalcium
  • 153MgIron
  • 159MgSodium
  • 2836MgPotassium

Recipe Notes

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